Careers work in schools

Our national and international studies have highlighted that career development activity in schools can help young people to experience academic achievement, successfully transition to the labour market and live happier and more productive lives. Our research has also demonstrated that career education helps young people develop their skills and knowledge to enter a wide range of interesting and rewarding career pathways.  However, the government’s careers strategy draws on recent research which shows that young people still do not feel that they are receiving the type of careers support which they need fulfil their ambitions.  iCeGS has undertaken a range of research projects that further explore these issues and provide practical approaches to supporting young people in making informed career choices, publications include: